Eurovision 1981 Results: Voting & Points

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Eurovision Song Contest 1981

Eurovision Song Contest 1981 result: United Kingdom won with the song "Making Your Mind Up" by Bucks Fizz with 136 points

Eurovision 1981 Results: Voting & Points

Date: Saturday 4 April 1981
Location: Simmonscourt Pavillion, Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland
Broadcaster: RTÈ
Host: Doireann Ní Bhríain

Voting: Each country's jury awarded 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favourite songs

Interval act: Planxty with "Timedance" danced by Dublin City Ballet

Debuting countries: Cyprus

Did you know... Italy boycotted the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest, saying that it was too old fashioned

Did you know... In 1981 the UK act Bucks Fizz stunned viewers with their Velcro rip-away skirts and within 48 hours, Velcro had sold out across the country

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